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Re: changelogs in packages and space use



On Thu, 2007-08-30 at 22:47 -0400, seth vidal wrote::
> 
> 1. trim the changelogs at createrepo-runtime - fine - but that only gets
> it for the repodata
> 
> 2. trim repos at rpmbuild time - great - I've suggested it as an option
> to rpmbuild on rpm-maint list. 
> 
> 3. trim them out of the pkgs the next time we change a package. Just
> prune them down to the last years worth of changelogs - maybe saving the
> old changelogs in a file in the cvs repository - or even into an unused
> source file in the srpm?
> 
> What're people's thoughts on this?

3 is a data loss of possibly useful info, and 1 doesn't help rpm
download size. I think clearly proposal nr 2 is the best.



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